The Society for Magnesium Research e.V. was founded in 1977. It is an association of scientists from various research disciplines, such as: biology, chemistry, nutritional science, agriculture, clinical research.
The Society is represented according to foundation agreement by the board consisting of the President, the Vice President and the Secretary / Treasurer.
- President: Prof. Dr. med Oliver Micke, Bielefeld.
- Vice-President: Prof. Dr. med Klaus Kisters, Herne.
Secretary / Treasurer: Dr. oec. troph. Anton Kraus, Tutzing.
The aims of the Society are
- to promote communication between scientists from basic research, applied sciences and practitioners
- to promote scientific exchange of ideas
- joining the magnesium research scientists
To achieve these objectives scientific events are held regularly.
Since 1979, the Society for Magnesium Research eV published Magnesium-Bulletin as the first scientific journal oriented on magnesium research. The publications from 1979 until the last issue of the journal published in 2000 can be found here.
Currently, the official journal of the Society for Magnesium Research e.V. is Trace Elements and Electrolytes.